Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, Ghana's National Chief Imam and leader of the Islamic Community in Ghana has turned 102 years old
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The renowned scholar who is also a member of the National Peace Council was born on April 23, 1919.
The Muslim cleric has become synonymous with peace and humility over the years and is celebrated for his selfless leadership and service to humanity.
On the occasion of his 102nd birthday, many Ghanaians have been showering blessings on him on social media.
YEN.com.gh has compiled some of the most heartwarming ones:
Second lady, Samira Bawumia said:
Happy birthday to our National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu. We are blessed to share in your impactful and exemplary life. May the Almighty Allah continue to preserve you in good health.
A blessed birthday to the national chief Imam. May Allah continue to bless, strengthen him, give him Good health and more wisdom and life to live more
The National Chief Imam is 102 today. What's a blessing. Baabanmu, rai nka yadade
@bkagyarko also poured out the heartwarming words:
A blessed birthday to His Eminence Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, The National Chief Imam. May Allah continue to bless and protect you for this Nation.
We thank God for having you. Join me in saying a prayer to the National Chief Imam of Ghana, Nuhu Sharubutu on the occasion of his birthday.
HBD to this Legend. The National Chief Imam. More Blessings to be all that God has ordained you to be in Christ Jesus! Bless you for all that you do
In another heartwarming report, Veronica Ekua Mends, a Ghanaian student who just graduated from the Cape Coast Technical University emerged as the Overall Best Graduating Student and the Best Graduating Female Engineering Student.
Sharing her story with YEN.com.gh, Veronica indicated that she was initially discouraged from pursuing electrical engineering which she was selected for because they thought it would be too difficult for her as a lady.
"When I wanted to do electrical engineering, people discouraged me saying engineering is very difficult and all that. Even when I started school, a lot of people said am gonna quit my course after level 100 but I never gave up on my dreams," she recalls.
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